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Trumpet Bookshelf

Hosted by Grant Turgeon

Hosted by Grant Turgeon, Trumpet Bookshelf is a series of compact summaries of books and booklets from the literature library of theTrumpet.com. Each episode is meant as a teaser to get listeners interested in studying a particular book or booklet again—or for the very first time. Find answers to life’s most important questions. Unlock the vision of your marvelous future. Explore the vital titles in theTrumpet.com literature library—every Friday at 10 a.m. Central time.

#12: Habakkuk

Aired Friday, October 19, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   25 minutes

What if the Philadelphia Church of God, Herbert W. Armstrong College and Armstrong Auditorium didn’t exist? Follow along as host Grant Turgeon summarizes PCG Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s Habakkuk booklet, which reveals the high stakes of the Church’s six-year court battle with the Worldwide Church of God. Learn about the life-or-death spiritual struggle between a righteous man and an evil man. Understand the staggering miracles that God performed to preserve His Work. Get your free copy of the Habakkuk booklet at theTrumpet.com.

#11: The Wonderful World Tomorrow—What It Will Be Like

Aired Friday, September 28, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   20 minutes

Your Bible forecasts a future world free from war, violence, crime, poverty, disease, illiteracy, and the multitude of other problems that plague our nations today. Follow along as host Grant Turgeon reviews the late theologian Herbert W. Armstrong’s booklet The Wonderful World Tomorrow—What It Will Be Like. Learn how such a glorious utopia will come about. Understand who will rule the Earth during this 1,000-year period of peace and prosperity. God reveals specific details about the World Tomorrow—about how the government, educational and religious systems will work, and who will operate each one. Start reading The Wonderful World Tomorrow online right now at theTrumpet.com. You can also request your own free physical copy.

#10: Mystery of the Ages—Part 4

Aired Friday, September 21, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

In a world of religious confusion, no one seems to know about the subject of the Church. What is it? What is its purpose? What are its beliefs and doctrines? What is the core of its message? Perhaps even more confusing is the subject of the Kingdom of God. Is it in our hearts? Is it here on Earth right now? Is it the stereotypical scene of the “good” people lounging on clouds and strumming on harps, accomplishing nothing for eternity? Follow along as host Grant Turgeon covers chapters 6-7 of Herbert W. Armstrong’s greatest book, Mystery of the Ages. Answer these questions and many more for yourself. Get your free copy of Mystery of the Ages at theTrumpet.com.

#9: Mystery of the Ages, Part 3

Aired Friday, September 14, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   27 minutes

#8: Mystery of the Ages—Part 2

Aired Friday, August 31, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

In the first-ever live episode of Trumpet Bookshelf, host Grant Turgeon covers chapters 2-3 of the late theologian Herbert W. Armstrong’s crowning written work: Mystery of the Ages. Learn about the “Mystery of Angels and Evil Spirits” and “The Mystery of Man.” Each chapter of Mystery of the Ages builds upon the last. Discover why God created the angels before everything else—before the Earth and the entire universe. They have a magnificent purpose and part in God’s master plan. Understand why God created humans—why we are made of physical matter instead of spirit, our incredible potential, and how God will transform us into His own sons. Request your free printed copy of Mystery of the Ages at theTrumpet.com, or start reading from a digital version right now.

#7: Mystery of the Ages—Part 1

Aired Friday, August 24, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

In this episode, host Grant Turgeon dives into the late theologian Herbert W. Armstrong’s magnum opus: Mystery of the Ages. Follow along as he covers the introductory material and chapter 1, titled “Who and What Is God?” Learn how God miraculously called Mr. Armstrong into the truth. Understand the nature and the character of the Almighty God—Creator of the universe, ever-living Ruler of the God Kingdom, dazzling and perfect Spirit Being, and Father of a soon-to-be endless spiritual Family. Request your free copy of Mystery of the Ages, or start reading it online right now, at theTrumpet.com.

#6: Ambassador for World Peace

Aired Friday, August 10, 2018   ·   12:00 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

The late theologian and philanthropist Herbert W. Armstrong met with hundreds of leaders from 81 countries. How could a prominent Christian televangelist make such a positive impact on powerful people with different religions, cultures, traditions and backgrounds from his own? Follow along as Grant Turgeon summarizes Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s booklet Ambassador for World Peace. Learn about the hope-filled message that inspired every person with whom Mr. Armstrong spoke on these important international trips.

#5: The Way of Peace Restored Momentarily

Aired Friday, July 13, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   22 minutes

For over 50 years, the late theologian Herbert W. Armstrong preached about the only way to bring about lasting peace. But his ministry wasn’t all talk. He restored peace to God’s Church, and, by supporting a peace pact between two nations, he momentarily restored peace to the world. Follow along as Grant Turgeon summarizes Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s booklet The Way of Peace Restored Momentarily.

#4: A Warm Friend of Israel

Aired Friday, June 29, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   28 minutes

The late theologian, educator and philanthropist Herbert W. Armstrong met with hundreds of world leaders as an unofficial ambassador for world peace. He had an especially close relationship with the leaders of the tiny nation of Israel. Jerusalem was his favorite city. In one four-year stretch, he visited over 50 times. He brought together Arab and Jew by giving them a vision of hope—of a time very soon when peace will last forever. Listen as host Grant Turgeon interviews a very special guest about Mr. Armstrong’s “iron bridge” to Jerusalem. Learn why the achievements of a man who died 32 years ago are all the more important and impressive today.

#3: Jerusalem in Prophecy

Aired Friday, June 22, 2018   ·   10:00 AM CDT   ·   26 minutes

An exciting new archaeological exhibit called The Seals of Isaiah and King Hezekiah Discovered is now on display at Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond, Oklahoma. These tiny artifacts point to the miraculous and dramatic history of Jerusalem. Follow along as Grant Turgeon summarizes Philadelphia Church of God Pastor General Gerald Flurry’s booklet Jerusalem in Prophecy. Learn about the bloody past, violent present, and destructive short-term future of Jerusalem. Discover the glorious long-term future of the Holy City, the city that God has chosen. One day soon, Jerusalem will finally experience lasting peace.